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Manufacture / assembly and repair Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Permanent Full-time

Job Description

To set up and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools and precision components onto machine beds plus adjust and operate specialist machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations. Monitor and adjust feed and speeds during the machining process to ensure efficiency of both the machine and speed of process.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: An Engineering Apprenticeship ideally gained in the aerospace or the automotive sector.

Experience: Candidates would ideally have experience in conventional Cylindrical Grinding, Planetary Grinding, Vertical Boring, Horizontal Boring, Turning and Honing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to read component maintenance manuals, complex drawings and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to complete repairs of parts within specified dimensions and tolerances. Ability to use a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment.

Behaviours/Characteristics: Excellent communication skills, good computer and mathematical skills. Strong team working ethics, self-managing and reliant with good problem solving skills. Must be flexible and will to train as required. Good problem solving skills to diagnose machine or tool malfunctions and to determine need for adjustment or repairs

Specificity of the job


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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 20 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft.

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